Monday, January 22, 2018
Tampa Bay Weather

Weather: we'll finally see a week full of sunshine

Good news for baseball fans and spring breakers alike: beautiful weather is set to grace Tampa Bay this week.

"It'll pretty much be in the upper 70s to low 80s the rest of the work week," Bay News 9 Meteorologist Juli Marquez said.

After weekend thunderstorms and severe weather delayed part of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, skies cleared Sunday and temperatures warmed into the low 70s.

Marquez said Opening Day will top out in the mid-to-high 70s. A few clouds are possible towards the middle of the week, but we'll stay dry for the first week of the Major League Baseball season.

"No rain expected," Marquez confirmed.

The tradeoff, it seems, will be cooler mornings. Most areas dipped into the 50s Monday morning, Marquez said, and Tuesday morning will be only slightly warmer.

But by Wednesday, when temperatures are expected to top out in the 80s, even morning lows will likely hover in the 60s. Thursday is forecast to be the warmest day of the week at 82 degrees, and temperatures will begin to drop as the weekend approaches.

The rain chance will return Sunday, too, but we'll just choose to leave foul weather worries for next week.

In case the forecast didn't leave you feeling chipper, here's a list of predicted highs and lows from around the country this week:

Seattle: low 43 degrees, high 58 degrees

Minneapolis: low 23 degrees, high 63 degrees

Los Angeles: low 52 degrees, high 66 degrees

Chicago: low 35 degrees, high 63 degrees

Phoenix: low 52 degrees, high 82 degrees

New York: low 36 degrees, high 58 degrees

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